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Dave's Garden Articles: By Melva Wheeler

Sunday, July 6, 2014

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Excessive Roses
By Melva Wheeler (melvatoo)

About ten years ago a friend and I were bitten by the rose bug. There is no cure; it just gets worse and worse.

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Monday, February 25, 2013

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Skunks as Pets
By Melva Wheeler (melvatoo)

Have you ever considered a pet skunk? It's not as strange as it sounds--there are more than a million pet skunks in the United States. That is only an estimate, because many skunks are kept illegally and are not counted.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

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Sean McCann: A Rosarian
By Melva Wheeler (melvatoo)

When I learned that Sean McCann was going to be at the 2003 American Rose Society conference, I felt compelled to go. I had enjoyed his columns in the "American Rose Magazine" for years. A drive of more than 10 hours was a small price to pay to meet this gentleman.

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Monday, March 9, 2009

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Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
By Melva Wheeler (melvatoo)

My husband first saw the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge when he played flight simulator. He had wanted to go there for a long time, so one weekend we made the drive. The refuge is in Oklahoma, and it is just a couple of hours drive by car from where I live.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

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Vondelpark
By Melva Wheeler (melvatoo)

There are more than 20 parks in Amsterdam. The most popular one is Vondel Park, with 10 million visitors a year. The Amsterdammers call it Vondelpark.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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Noisettes: An American Rose with a French Name
By Melva Wheeler (melvatoo)

The history of the different classes of rose is very interesting to me. This article is just a tip of the iceberg.

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